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cold, wet, and windy this weekend. for that reason, it is a weather alert day. welcome to news 4 today. >> we're talking high winds and rain today. near record cold tomorrow. storm team 4 meteorologist amelia segal is tracking how long this cold blast is sticking around. good morning. >> good morning, molette. what i'm really focused on is reports of sleet in dale city. thunder around manassas area. heavy presip falling in those locations. temperatures well above freezing. know that it will melt pretty quickly. temperatures in the upper 30s and low 40s. pretty m
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here is the latest on radar. you can see the heaviest rain in parts of fairfax and southern prince william counties right now by the darker colors. looking to track rain at times today with snow mixing in. and winds already starting to pick up west of washington. with gusts anywhere 20 to 25 miles per hour. >> a developing story this morning. police investigating the shooting of a 7-year-old girl in the district. news 4 derrick ward live in southeast this morning. >> yeah. we're learning a bit more about this incident that happened here. first, let me set the scene for you. you see that white hon do did a there. the window is gone. police are focusing on that and another one down the street. a stone's throw from the 7th district. this shooting here happened at about
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police tell us the young girl, a 7-year-old girl was walking down the street with her parents when she was shot and wounded. she has been taken to the hop. last check she is in critical condition. we don't have any more information about her identity or condition other than that it is critical at this point. now, we don't know if she was the intended target or the victim of a random gunfire. but folks who live on can knox and hartford streets are saying they are held virtually hostage to the violence. >> i heard five or six shots 9:35 last night. it just don't make no sense. i'm tired of it. you can't come home from work without somebody shooting. it's going to get worse. >> i've been here 17 years or more. it is ridiculous. you can't even go outside. my son has to walk to the bus stop every day for school. it's ridiculous. something needs to be done.
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>> and the outrage here because we are so close to the 7th district police headquarters and within walking distance of seven churches. but that does not seem to stop the violence. again, a 7-year-old girl in critical condition after being shot just walking down the street here last night. we are live in southeast. derrick ward, news 4. derrick, thank you. a strict moratorium on new liquor licenses in georgetown is ending after three decades. beginning today, restaurants and other public places like theaters can apply for a new liquor license. they voted to end the moratorium last week. it was to reduce noises, trash and vandalism in 19 # 8. 1988. >> six months in prison. that's how long they want dennis hastert to spend in prison.
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they say he abused four young boys when he was their wrestling coach in the '70s. the former speaker guilty to a financial violation for allege paying hush money to a victim. his lawyer has not admitted his client abused anyone but did say he was sorry. gop presidential candidate ted cruz can add 21 more delegates to his count. cruz swept seven congressional districts. donald trump only picked up two delegates. 13 more are at stake tonight. there is a look at the overall delegate count. the magic number is 1,237. donald trump with 756. cruz with 532. john kasich with 143. let's head to the democratic side of things. both hillary clinton and bernie sanders campaigning hard in new york. clinton is slipping in the polls of her state. she's firing back against
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over whether she is qualified silly. sanders backed off that statement in a town hall live on the "today" show. at her rochester rally on friday, clinton shifted the focus to the republican candidates. >> a lot of what we're hearing is not reassuring. it is a kind of amateur hour. >> you can expect both democratic candidates to continue making their way through new york today. tomorrow morning on "meet the press", moderator chuck todd going to sit down exclusively with donald trump's campaign manager, paul manafort, to discuss new strategies ahead of new york's primary. and bernie sanders will talk about the state of his campaign tomorrow right after news 4 today at 10:30. a teacher in trouble with the law now so she won't be in class on monday. julia brant was charged with locking her child out of the house in the cold. they saw her 10-year-old son on
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the back deck in shorts, crying, and knocking on the door. she was upset with him and locked him out. she is charged with child neglect and on unpaid leave from lane elementary school. an all-out manhunt for a suspect is now over. his mom and dad took him in. they took anthony garver into custody last night. garver escaped from a psychiatric hospital in washington state wednesday night and popped in to see his parents thursday afternoon. well, they picked up the phone and called 911. he is charged with stabbing a woman to death in her home but officials found he was too mentally ill for that trial. we're work to go find out the name of a sixth person now arrested in connection with the brussels bombing. we hope to learn more at a news conference set for later today. abrini was arrested in a brussels suburb
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he is the last known suspect in the paris attacks. investigators trying to figure out if he is the so-called man hat. he got away at the brussels airport. police arrested four other men in yesterday's race. bold claim from north korea this morning. they say they have successfully tested the rocket engine of a new ballistic missile. if true, it would give the country the power to target the u.s. with nuclear strikes. an expert says north korea seems to be trying to tell the world they're not bluffing. they made nuclear threats to operations and joint exercises. >> hold on to your pocketbooks, bags, even your kids. they might fly away. tracking strong gusts of wind and bitter cold temperatures that will impact your plans >> attacked by teens o his wayn
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some firefighters were inside when the building started to collapse. they are recovering this morning. the exact cause still under investigation. >> he was making his way home from metro station this week when a group of teenagers attacked him. their target, apparently his cell phone. this happened wednesday afternoon as the man was leaving the gallaudet station. he said a teen stopped and asked him about the presidential election. he told the teen he didn't know anything about that and kept on walking. >> i would say halfway down the block later i heard someone running behind me. as i turned, one of the kids,
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>> five teenagers beat him up and ran off with his cell phone. a good samaritan jumped in, helped to flag down a police officer, who was able to make one arrest. he is concerned about youth violence in the strict and has been in touch with the players office about adding more patrols in that area. supreme court justice sonia sotomayor said the nation's highest court needs more diversity. sotomayor didn't mention garland. the court's first latina justice said the court could benefit from more diversity. senate republicans won't confirm anyone before the presidential election. ed topic on facebook live chat right now, supposed to be spring. doesn't feel like it. amelia segal high winds and big temperature drop. we'll tell you abou
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get the latest storm team 4 forecast by using nbc washington app. we'll accepted out alerts. you can stay ahead of it. a happy ending coming out of a such a tragic story by starting a family. how a new mom is recovering from a
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they were hit by an ambulance carjacked by this man, sebastian son. he was sentenced to serve 16 years of a 40-year sentence. >> do you think he deserved the full 40? >> definitely. he would have deserved that plus more. but i guess he got away with it.
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>> i looked over. i didn't know he was gone. seeing him lay over the steering wheel. i've never seen is anybody like that, you know. >> shirley lincoln survived the crash that took the life of a close friend. 77-year-old al hargrave. she was pregnant at the time and feared losing her baby. >> i didn't know if i was having a girl or boy. all i wanted was a little girl. after two boys. and she's the best thing. >> little alana was born 10 months ago, beautiful and healthy, named in part after al. they were hit by an ambulance carjacked by this man, sebastian isaacson. his blood alcohol level twice the legal limit. he was sentenced to serve 16 years of a 40-year sentence. >> do you think he deserved the full 40? >> definitely. he would have deserved that plus more. but i guess he got away with it.
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>> linkins spent six weeks in the hospital with a broken hip and pelvis and a concussion. and the sound of an ambulance causes panic attacks. >> ambulances, terrified. they scare me completely. i cannot drive and have one come in behind me. it's terrible. >> but she is staying strong for her kids. as they grow, she will tell them more about the man whose life was lost that day. darcy spencer reporting there. caught on camera. two burglars who broke into a home in massachusetts yesterday got more than they bargained for. now you can hear one of the men offering the hold dog a treat. the home owner called police after he saw the man through a live stream video from his
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security system. police arrested one of the men at the house. the second man jumped from a second floor window. he was caught a few hours later. count them. we're 117 days of the summer olympics in rio. we have reached a big milestone in the massive efforts for the game. the aquatic center has been complete. organizers only sold off the available tickets for olympic events >> we first reported on this story yesterday. keith harwood is a freeman after serving time for a crime he didn't commit. harwood has been exonerated for the 1982 killing of per in and his wife in newport news. >> i had to keepy
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keep going. i could give up. i could get depressed. i could be medicated. i could do all kinds of stuff. but i didn't choose to do that. you know. because i knew i was right. >> virginia's attorney general says the dna evidence was implicated another man who died in an ohio prison in 2006, in june of 2006. >> when it was deployed. >> the rocket launch was a historic landing about nine mix after the space ex falcon landed on a drone ship. eventually two-thirds of all the launches will be recovered by the drone ship. >> where will it land? look at him. a cuddly stuffed dog was launched into space by
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it was hooked up to a helium balloon. the cuddly day got pretty high. it became detached from the balloon. it fell to earth. the search is on to find the space exploring mascot. >> police in montgomery county need your help. they are looking for spring. >> this is snow coming down. >> we had a better picture before. >> it is pretty incredible but officers say they are looking for spring. they posted an urgent message on facebook with the suspect description. spring is described as the time of year between winther summer. she sometimes goes by the name of spring time or vernal season. anybody with information about spring's whereabouts is asked to call police immediately.
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>> this time last year we hadn't even hit our first 80-degree day. this year that already happened. don't worry, spring will return. impressive rain and sleet moving through the area. a slushy coating being left on cars skpb secondary roads. heads-up there. you can see the temperature on the bottom of your screen well above freezing at 42 degrees. heads-up if you're traveling in the next hour or so. obviously the roads haven't been treated. i did check road temperatures in maryland. they're coming in upper 30s to 40s. well above freezing. because of this weather and the winds that will be increasing, today is a weather alert day. isolatedd
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afternoon. but more importantly, it will feel like temperatures are in the 20s and 30s. tomorrow, plenty of sunshine and calmer winds. now, today the weather will have an impact on your day. rain and snow mixing in at times. temperatures feeling like 20s and 30s. here's the latest on storm team 4 radar. if you are in the district, alexandria, arlington, this is the heaviest presip in the air. notice the bright colors there. picking up on a bit of mix. parts of fauquier county as well. it impacts us through the evening hours. by 3:00, 37 degrees. as we move into the evening hours, feeling like temperatures are in the 20s and 30s. winter jacket if you head out tonight. tomorrow morning, temperatures in the teens and 20s. by afternoon, big improvement with a high around 50. on monday, pretty
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plenty of sun wednesday, thursday, and friday. i want to set you up with 4 things you need to know this saturday morning. someone shot a 7-year-old girl there. this happened last night on hartford in southeast. we know she was breathing and conscious. crews rushed her to the hospital. at last check, she was in critical condition. >> dennis hastert abused four young boys in the 70s, prosecutors say. a belgian official say a sixth person has now been arrested in connection with the brussels bombing. we're hoping to learn more about the suspect later today. five people were arrested during a dramatic raid in a brussels suburb yesterday. >> demonstrators going to head out to protest a development plan they fear could change the character of their community. developers working with
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montgomery county council. many neighbors say it would grow the community too big, too fast. you might have to start paying more to watch shows and movies on netflix. 17 million is wall street. the nra. they're powerful. they usually get their way. but not with democrat donna edwards. she won't take cash from wall street banks. and when washington insiders wrote a loophole to let the nra spend dark money to kill gun safety laws, donna edwards said 'no' she's fighting to ban assault weapons and putting the safety of our communities first. because to democrat donna edwards, the special interests aren't special. we are. working for us pac is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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customers starting next month. for those who had the 7.99 plan grandfathered in you will move to the current amount for all customers. some 17 million netflix subscribers affected by this price hike. >> before we leave you, though, we want to get a final check of the forecast on this storm team 4 weather alert day. >> rain and snow moving through the area right now. it is dropping a slushy coating on secondary road. heads-up the next hour. very windy. updates at 6:00. >> all right. that will do it for now. >> take care.
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